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The Galaxy S8 launches March 29 in New York

As expected, we didn't get a Galaxy S8 reveal. Samsung's MWC showcase centered around a whole lot of tablets and other devices. The company did confirm one thing: that March 29 launch rumor is true -- and it'll all go down in New York. And like clockwork, our invite arrived just now, as you can see …


Samsung's Gear VR returns with a motion controller

While there was no shortage of new Samsung hardware, the company's MWC showcase also had a new Gear VR headset to show off, with a new controller. Adding motion input (as well as a few more buttons) lets you navigate and interact with VR content without having to paw at the headset's buttons like …

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Samsung Galaxy Book | Hands-On | MWC 2017

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 | Hands-On | MWC 2017

The next wave of Moto Mods turn your phone into gamepad

Motorola is teaming up with Amazon's Alexa for a smartphone mod, but that's just one of a bunch of new hardware add-ons set to come to compatible Moto phones. The company's next wave includes a Moto-made battery extender (rather than the third-party options that are already on sale), a new charging …


Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 is basically just another Note tablet

For the time in what seems like ages, Samsung hasn't brought a flagship smartphone to Mobile World Congress. It seems like we'll have to wait until well after the show for our first look at the Galaxy S8, but at least we've got a new Android tablet to fiddle with in the meantime. Surprising …


Samsung's Galaxy Book crams desktop power in portable body

Samsung may not be ready to unveil the Galaxy S8 smartphone just yet, but it still has fancy new hardware for us here at MWC. In addition to the Tab S3, the company is showing off two new hybrids that it's calling the Galaxy Book. They're ten- and twelve-inch Windows 10 tablets that support new S …


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Catch the Samsung MWC 2017 liveblog here

Mobile World Congress is where Samsung usually unveils the latest member of the Galaxy S series. Not this year though. Delays mean that the company's flagship phone will have to make its debut somewhere else. We do know they will be revealing <i>something</i> though, and as usual there's a glitzy event to …


Nokia 3, 5, & 6 | First Look | MWC 2017

Nokia 3310 | First Look | MWC 2017

Say hello (again) to the Nokia 3310

The rumors were true. The Nokia 3310 is back. Courtesy of new brand owner HMD, the phone is returning with a mixture of 3310 charm and some specification upgrades. The good news: it's cheap (around $50), it has Snake, those nostalgic ringtones of yesteryear and seems pretty darn indestructible …


Motorola and Amazon will bake Alexa into Moto Mods and phones

You just can't stop Alexa. According to Amazon and Motorola representatives here at Mobile World Congress, the two companies have teamed up to explore ways to bring Amazon's voice-controlled assistant onto Motorola hardware. Amazon's Jon Kirk took the stage to run through a a very short concept …


DJI M200 | First Look | MWC 2017

After Math: Oh, balls

It was a stellar week for spheroids, both the physical and metaphorical varieties. NASA discovered seven new planets (three of which are habitable) just 40 light years away. Ants on golf balls are teaching scientists about insectoid navigation skills. Facebook wants to be a sports broadcaster and …

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Moto G5 & G5 Plus | Hands-On | MWC 2017

DJI's Matrice 200 UAV line is built for work

Until now, consumer drones have been primarily marketed towards hobbyists and filmmakers. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday, DJI revealed their latest drone line, the Matrice 200. These sensor-laden quadcopters are designed with commercial and industrial applications in mind.<p>The M200 …


Withings' wearables will adopt the Nokia name this summer

So long, Withings. The health and fitness brand will be retired this summer as the team adopts the name of its new owner: Nokia. The company's smart(ish) watches, scales and home security cameras will still be around -- they'll simply have Nokia, rather than Withings written on their exterior. The …

Digital Health

Watch BlackBerry's KEYone event in under 5 minutes

Last night here in Barcelona, BlackBerry announced all of the details about its KEYone handset at an hour-long event. Since you likely don't want to spend around 60 minutes rehashing the important info about the device, we've done the hard work for you. Get all the specs, pricing and other tidbits …


Huawei's P10 wraps familiar performance in colorful bodies

When it comes to hardware launches, subtlety isn't exactly Huawei's strong suit. It's no secret the company would unveil its new P10 smartphone today, so now there's only one question left to tackle: how is the thing? Well, even in our brief time with the phone, the answer was clear: it's pretty …


HP's Pro x2 hybrid comes with a Wacom pen, military specs

Microsoft's Surface Pro was arguably the first tablet that could do serious work rather than just web-browsing, so HP ran with that idea for its original Pro x2 612 laptop back in 2014. With its latest model, the Pro x2 612 G2 (yes, that's a terrible name) it has cranked up the power and toughness. …


Huawei reveals the Watch 2 at MWC 2017

It was almost two years ago to date that Huawei unveiled the "Watch," the company's first Android Wear device. Today, at MWC in Barcelona, Huawei has just announced its successor, the imaginatively-titled Watch 2. Perhaps the first notable difference (beyond the design tweaks), in the inclusion of …


Huawei unveils its Leica-branded P10 and P10 Plus flagships

Huawei made a valiant effort with the P9, even if its Leica hype didn't quite deliver. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the company has unveiled its successor, the P10, with another dual-camera system endorsed by the 'red dot' company. It's a real looker, with a thin profile and some funky …


LG G6 | Hands-On | MWC 2017

LG G6 ditches modularity in favor of essentials

LG's handful of recent teasers for its new G6 flagship left us wondering if there'd be any surprises left for us at its launch event today. Back in early January, the company was rather frank about moving away from the G5's modular design due to a lack of interest, followed by a promise of …

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Google Assistant comes to recent Android phones

Yes, the leaks were true: you no longer have to buy a Pixel (or launch Allo) if you want official support for Google Assistant on your Android phone. As of this week, the AI helper will start rolling out to Android phones running Marshmallow or Nougat. So long as your phone has Google Play Services …


LG's G6 is official

The LG G6 is official, but it's not much of a surprise. We already knew that the G5's modular capabilities were out, in favor of a more traditional aluminium and Gorilla Glass shell. We also knew that the phone would have an unusual 18:9 display, and a quad-DAC system similar to the one found in …

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Live from LG's G6 Day at Mobile World Congress!

Get your LG MWC 2017 liveblog here

Coming to you live from Barcelona, we're delivering coverage of the LG MWC 2017 press event. Keep it locked here for all the news as it's announced at 12:00PM CET (6:00AM ET). We're expecting to finally meet the much-teased G6 in an official capacity. Who knows, we might hear some news about a few …

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